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Hypertension Treatment: Medicines, Lifestyles, and Other Options

Hypertension is the clinical term for high blood pressure. It implies that excessive force is pushing against the veins that convey blood from the heart to the body. Hypertension affects almost half of all adults in the United States. It can lead to numerous serious medical conditions, such as heart attack, heart failure, stroke, and […]

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What is Chronic Venous Insufficiency?

What is Chronic Venous Insufficiency?

Chronic Venous Insufficiency, known by its acronym CVI, is the inability of the veins to adequately return blood to the heart, which causes the accumulation of blood in the legs, leading to various symptoms and problems. Veins and arteries play a fundamental role in the correct functioning of our circulatory system since they are responsible […]

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Depression & Anxiety

What is Depression & Anxiety? Depression affects people in various ways. They may range from losing interest in the things once loved, feeling unhappiness, hopelessness, or feeling tearful. People with depression may show symptoms of anxiety as well.  What Are The Symptoms of Depression & Anxiety? Symptoms related to emotions can range depending on the […]

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Prostate Enlargement (BPH)

What is Prostate Enlargement? Prostate enlargement is a medical condition that can affect your urination due to the enlargement of the prostate gland. The gland is located in the pelvis, between the penis and bladder, and when enlarged can cause pressure on the bladder and the urethra.  What Are The Symptoms of Prostate Enlargement? Difficulty […]

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Varicose Veins & Spider veins

What are Varicose/Spider Veins? Varicose veins are enlarged and swollen veins that often develop in the legs and feet. They appear bulgy and twisted in blue/dark purple shades. The main cause for the development of varicose/spider veins is weak vein walls and valves. Various reasons including a sedentary lifestyle, being overweight, pregnant, etc can increase […]

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Peripheral Arterial Disease

What is Peripheral Arterial Disease? Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) also known as Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) is a common disease that restricts the blood supply to leg muscles due to the build-up of fatty substances in the arteries.  What Are The Symptoms of Peripheral Arterial Disease? Many people do not experience any symptoms. However, some […]

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Heartburn / Gastroesophageal Disease

What is Heartburn? Heartburn is a burning sensation you feel in the chest caused by acid reflux, where stomach acid travels towards the throat. The continuous occurrence of this condition is called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD).  What Are The Symptoms of Acid Reflux? Heartburn – burning feeling in the middle of the chest An unpleasant […]

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Asthma

What is Asthma? Asthma is a common lung condition that causes difficulty in breathing occasionally. People of all ages can be affected by asthma. Although it often begins in childhood, it can also develop in adults for the first time. Currently, there’s no cure for the condition, however, simple treatments help keep the symptoms under […]